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The Celtics faced a tough schedule over the last week playing five games in seven days. There were some highs and lows for the team that ultimately ended up finishing the week just above five-hundred at 6-5 on the season. A lot of news came from our rookies this past week as Sully continues to contribute in the rotation while Fab and Kris moved to the Maine Red Claws. In this Rookie Report we'll cover the top stories from the past week, Sully's first career double-double, and what we've been hearing from the Celtics' D-league affiliate.
AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics grabs the rebound against Andre Drummond #1 of the Detroit Pistons on November 18, 2012 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Jared Sullinger - With five games in seven days Jared Sullinger and the rest of the Celtics bench had to play a large role in soaking up minutes for our veteran starters. The team started the week with back to back ...
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There has been an air of negativity around the Celtics recently, due to their high expectations and slow start. The Celtics are currently 6-5, and 4th in the Atlantic Division, which we have ruled since the start of the Kevin Garnett era. We are ranked 22nd in defense, 30th in OREB%, and simply just look bad right now. But here is something I want to say: Do not forget we are missing...
For all the Celtics fans hoping to keep up with Fab Melo and Kris Joseph as they play with the Red Claws, according to ESPN, the NBA will broadcast almost all of its D-League games this season live on YouTube.
They will be broadcasting 350 of 400 total regular-season games in high definition on the D-League YouTube channel and through a YouTube video player on NBA.com.
Rajon Rondo continued his double-digit assist streak on Sunday
If you are like me and play way too much NBA 2k, you will quickly learn what color commentator Clark Kellogg’s favorite thing to describe Celtics point-guard Rajon Rondois. At least once a game, the announcers will discuss Rajon Rondo and some of his signature stat-lines that he has had throughout his career. Clark...
The Celtics took a long, hot piss on my preview optimism tonight. They had an early 6 point lead, but they relaxed late in the quarter to let Detroit cut the lead to 2, and then they took the rest of the night off. C’s fall to Detroit… DETROIT!!!!…. 103-83
The Green: Rondo got his 10th assists with less than a minute to go in the game. If there was any question as...
You learn something new every day. Jason Terry learned his shooting technique from George "Ice Man" Gervin. Wow!
And here is Iceman explaining how he got his nickname and the origin of his famous finger roll.
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WALTHAM, Mass. — Doc Rivers saw a change in Darko Milicic a few weeks ago, almost as soon as the veteran center found out that his mother was ill. It was one thing for Milicic to deal with some professional setbacks with the Celtics, having played a grand total of five minutes all season. Adding personal angst made it even tougher.
“His mom’s sick, he’s not playing, the homesickness...
Like us on Facebook Celtics Daily Links for Sunday, November 18 Boston.com Rajon Rondo transforms Celtics when he plays Rondo transforms the C’s offense when he plays. Of his 10+ assist record, he says it’s “something [he looks] forward to every game”. He insists his high assist levels are because his teammates are making shots [...]
Pistons 103, Celtics 83 After an impressive 18 point win over the Raptors at the Garden on Saturday, Boston had the tables turned on them in Detroit Sunday. Despite entering the game winless at home and just 1-9 overall, the Pistons (2-9) cruised to a 20 point win over the Celtics (6-5). It was [...]
Unable to truly grab traction at the start of the 2012-13 campaign, the Boston Celtics will get an early-season test against the reigning Western Conference champion, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Friday.
Although the veterans of Beantown have lost a handful of games they probably shouldn’t have, they aren’t ruled out as contenders on the NBA futures.
With 25-1 odds of winning...
Doc talks "Dead Man Walking" Celtics following their loss Sunday night in Detroit. More videos still to come.
Video courtesy of CSNNE.
8 a.m. ET: Two teams coming off discouraging losses will meet at the TD Garden for what could be an ill-tempered matchup.
The Celtics return home fresh off an embarrassing loss to the Pistons on Sunday, while the Spurs visit after suffering a loss to the Clippers that left coach Gregg Popovish embarrassed and enraged. Few teams pride themselves on consistent, professional effort...
Like us on Facebook Boston Globe Celtics bench has to step up when the veterans are weary - On Sunday night the starters looked tired, but so did the bench. Gary Washburn calls for more from the reserves. Boston Herald Let’s see how good Celtics can be – Steve Bulpett looks ahead at a tough week for [...]
Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers gave his take on the Lakers' coaching change to Chris Russo (SirusXM's Mad Dog Radio) on Tuesday, criticizing the organization for their handling of Phil Jackson.
"I didn't like the way it was done," said Rivers. "I don't think you embarrass anybody."
After relieving Mike Brown of his coaching duties, the Lakers...
Talk about ironic. In the top 10 assists of the week, there isn't one assist from the league's assist leader. However, #2 belongs to Kevin Garnett. Good stuff and fun to watch.
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I wish I was a Lakers fan so I could be as cool as these guys. I never thought of wearing my sunglasses inside and constantly taking them on and off while holding my crotch. I'm gonna have to start doing that. We Celtics fans really need to start upping our swag factor so we can be as cool as fans like this.